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Big Bone Lick Trails

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Discovery Trail

Big Bone Lick State Park

Union, Kentucky


The Discovery Trail is a 4.5 mile trail mosaic comprised of all the park’s hiking trails combined into continuous circuit. Collectively, the trails pass through grasslands, woodlands, a woody savanna, the salt-sulfur springs, and the bison viewing area.”

  • Length: 4.5 mi
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife Viewing

3380 Beaver Rd.
Union, KY 41091

Region: Central
County: Boone
Phone: 859-384-3522

Big Bone Creek Trail
1 mile, easy difficulty.

Bison Trace Trail
.5 mile, easy difficulty.

Cedar Run Trail
.5 mile, easy difficulty.

Corralberry Trail
2 miles, moderate difficulty.

Gobblers Trace Trail
.5 mile, moderate difficulty.